Graduated in Statistics at University of Campinas (1996), M.S. in  Development Economics at University of Campinas (2001), Ph.D. in Applied Economics at University of Campinas (2006). Associate Professor at University of Campinas, Institute of Economics. Visisting Scholar at Columbia University - Institute of Latin American Studies (2018-current); University of California / Santa Barbara - Broom Center for Demography (2016); Texas A&M University - Department of Sociology (2015); University of Texas at Austin - College of Liberal Arts  (2013); University of São Paulo - Department of Geography (2009); University of Texas at Austin - Institute of Latin American Studies - (2007). Experience in development economics, especially in the topics: econometric methods for program and policy evaliation; labor and demographic economics; income distribution; agricultural and environemental economics.